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The Hamptons Union

Vol. XXVI, No. 3

Thursday, January 17, 1924

Hampton News

The Mother's Circle will meet with Mrs. William Gilpatrick Tuesday evening, Jan. 22nd.

Fresh Roasted Coffee Sale. Mocha and Java 41c lb; Richmond 25c lb; also LaTouraine; Co-Op.

Miss Mabel Emerson still remains very critically ill in the Homeopathic hospital in Newburyport.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Robinson spent the weekend with Mrs. Robinson's parents in Milford, N.H.

Prize Tea Sale. Homeland. Orange Pekoe or Ceylon 63c lb; English Breakfast, Formosa Oolong or mixed 49c lb; Co-Op.

Mrs. Herbert Lamprey is in the Portsmouth hospital, suffering from a broken arm. Mrs. Lamprey slipped on a rug and broke her arm between the elbow and shoulder.

Tea Sale. Golden Tips (uncolored) 63c lb; Excelsior Ceylon 53c lb; Richmond Ceylon 45c lb; also Salada, Co-Op.

Wilbur Norton is gradually gaining after having a second operation at the New England Baptist hospital at Brookline, Mass.

Fancy Smoked Shoulders 13 1/2 cts. lb. Superier Sliced Bacon 27c lb. Co-Op.

Best Maine Potatoes 15 lbs. 34c 100 lb. bag $2.25. Co-Op

Miss Cronin is a guest this week of Mrs. John Wingate

The H. T. G. club will be entertained this week by Mrs. Belle Dearborn.

Large Juicy Florida Oranges 19c doz. Grapefruit 4 for 25c, Co-Op.

Miss Ella L. Lamprey is confined to her home by a very severe cold.

Visitors at the Congregational parsonage Sunday were, Mrs. Alma Skoog, Miss Ethel Skoog, and Miss Alice Orrick, all of Boston.

Big Price Reduction Sale of National Biscuit Co's Goods full line carried. Co-Op.

Mr. and Mrs. Romeo Michilini, and four friends visited friends in town on Sunday, coming from Reading in their automobile.

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin L. Batchelder are receiving congratulations upon the birth of an 8 1/2 1b. baby boy. Both mother and Edwin Jr. are doing well in the Maine Central hospital in Lewiston, Maine.

Mrs. Edward Blake has with her brother, Arthur Collum, moved into the Warren Lane store and is ready to do work for any one needing assistance.

Mrs. Addie Brown went to Kensington on Monday to spend a few weeks with her sister, Mrs. Marcia York.

Get our Lowest Market Prices on Fresh Milk, Cream, Butter Eggs, Coffee, Tea, Flour and Sugar. Co-Op.

Mrs. Harlan P. Wells has closed her house on Nook Lane Road and will spend the rest of the winter with her son in Amesbury and daughter in New York.

Tuesday was a beautiful winters day and a large number attended the meeting of the Ladies' Aid which was entertained by Mrs. Cole. Much sewing was done and considerable business transacted. The next meeting will be entertained by Miss Anna M. Cole.

Lowest prices in years. Best bread flour Superfine 89c lg, bag. $6.97 a bhl. Best pastry Richmond 69c lg. bag, $5.37 a bhl. Also Pillsbury's and Gold Medal. Co-Op.

The street railway is again running on schedule time. The snow was removed by volunteer workers and did not cost the road anything except for power.

Dr. and Mrs. S. F. A. Pickering of Portsmouth, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brooks, and little son started today for California. where they will spend the remainder of the winter, returning about March 1.

Mrs. Jeremiah Hobbs fell recently on Lafayette road and badly sprained her ankle, She is under the care of Dr, Fernald.

"The Colonel's Maid" will be given next Wednesday evening January 23, in the Town Hall. The tickets are 35c for adults and 25c for children under 12. An added attraction will be the music furnished by the Boys' Orchestra of Hampton. Candy will be on sale between the acts. We all know what good candy is made in this town, so come prepared for a very pleasant evening.

The next meeting of the Men's Club will be held Monday evening at the Congregational chapel. It will be the annual meeting and new officers will be elected for the ensuing year. Refreshments will be served at the close of the business meeting. The committee in charge is: Harry I, Noyes, Ernest G. Cole, Wallace Philbrook and James Hutchins.

Mrs. Walter Goodwin of West Haven, Conn., spent the week end with her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Hobbs.

Charles H. Green, proprietor of the drug store, and maker of radio sets is very busy installing radio apparatus in Hampton. He has installed twenty sets during the past two weeks.

At the moving pictures for this week Saturday evening there will be a varied program of seven reels instead of a special feature. The attendance last week was good, and if it is maintained about the same the pictures can be continued.

The selectmen give notice in another column of the closing of town accounts on Jan. 31, the budget committee appointed at the last town meeting will meet very soon after, and study the financial situation in an effort to reduce the town taxes.

The Parent-Teacher's association met in assembly hall of the Centre school building Monday evening, Jan. 14, the presider in the chair. After the usual song service and prayer, the reports of the secretary, and treasurer were read and approved. A partial report from the leaders in the Red and Blue contest was given. By their efforts the society is able to report a membership of 107. The contest will continue until Feb. 11, when a full report will be given. The Blues have a slight advantage at this time. Reds, get busy! You have nearly a month to visit school and get members. I hope you are not going to let the Blues walk past you without a great big try. After the business session Mr. J. N. Pringle State Deputy Commissioner of Education gave a very instructive talk on "The Reaction of the Child to the Influences of Home, Community and School." We are planing to have more of this sort soon. Directly following the address, an informal reception was given. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson who have lately gone into the great business of life in the Co-operative plan, after refreshments were served a Dirk Lamp was presented with the best wishes of the association. About eighty sat down to lunch.

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